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Tuesday, 15 February 2022

PCV Club Night

Outdoor BBQ at Fox Collection, Classic Car Museum, Docklands

Tuesday 15th February from 6.30pm

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The Fox Classic Car Collection will be the setting for our First Club Night of 2022.

Housed in the historic Queen’s Warehouse, the collection contains dozens of the world’s most rare and prestigious vehicles. These cars have been collected over a 50-year period by Lindsay Fox, Founder of Australian logistics company Linfox, and donated to a Trust to raise funds for charity and for the public to enjoy.

Our event will be based outdoors except for the optional indoor museum tour.  Our caterers will be set up in a marquee in the car park, which will include some undercover seating, with some casual seating outside of the marquee. If you definitely want to be able to be seated during the night, members are encouraged to bring their own picnic chair to ensure a seat.

Lindsay has a passion for classic vehicles, with his collection including models from Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Porsche, Ferrari, Bentley, Volkswagen, Ford, Rolls Royce, MG, Lexus and Nissan between 1923 and 2020. Some vehicles have previously been owned by Ringo Starr, Bing Crosby and Bob Jane to name a few.

The collection is steeped in history, one off prototypes and cars that dreams are made of.

STOP PRESS

Recently added, the following will be of particular interest to Porsche Club Members...

Lindsay Fox acquires Gregor Piech’s Private “Sapphire Blue” Porsche Collection

You may not know Gregor Piech, born in 1994, he’s the youngest of Ferdinand Piech’s eight children. Yes, the late Ferdinand Piech who used to run Volkswagen. Gregor’s great grandfather was Ferdinand Porsche so he’s a Porsche blue-blood.

Well Lindsay Fox has just acquired his complete “Sapphire Blue” Porsche Collection, and all of these cars now live in Melbourne. Lindsay acquired the collection, lock, stock and barrel from the Porsche family, and they’re the highlight of the newly-renovated Fox Classic Car Collection in Docklands.  Click Here for further information on this collection.

Video Overview on Fox Museum & Sapphire Blue Porsche Collection (skip to 7 mins for the Porsches): https://youtu.be/t2vhdKk7VPM

Museum Tours: As the Museum has a maximum tour group size of 200 people, we will be conducting two tours on our night, the first one commencing at 7.45pm and the second one at 8.15pm. Both conducted on a first come, first view basis. Face masks must be worn inside the museum. 

Catering: Dinner will be a BBQ style commencing at 7.00pm.  Drinks available from the bar area at 6.30pm. 

All attendees will need to check-in via the Vic Services App and show their Covid Vaccination certificate to gain a wrist band for access to food/drink service and museum tour.

Both new and prospective members are always most welcome.

INFORMATION

Time:                From 6:30pm to 9:00pm approx.

Location:          749-755 Collins Street, Docklands 3008 (Enter from 1 Batmans Hill Drive)

Getting there:

By Car – Enter 1 Batmans Hill Drive, Docklands into your navigation system (Free Parking on site).  Google Maps Ref: https://goo.gl/maps/5oK1WX3PSGxrBCug9   

By Train – Use the Collins Street exit at Southern Cross Station, walk 450m along Collins Street towards Batmans Hill Drive (approx. 5-10 minutes), then turn left into Batmans Hill Drive – Entry is on your right.  

By Tram - No 48 or No 11 - Stop D16 or Tram No 70 and 35 Stop D5 or D6.

Parking:          

Limited Free Parking is available on site (for approx. 100-120 cars) on a first in best parked basis.  (A Car Park Full Sign will be displayed at the entry of the car park once the car park is at capacity).  

Additional Parking is available at Marvel Stadium (Car Park A & B) Bourke Street, Docklands. https://goo.gl/maps/i1VMatfvRwPZL2Jt8

Museum Tours:  7.45pm and 8.15pm.  If you would like to view a video of Lindsay discussing his Porsche Collection Click Here

Members: Entry, food and drinks are complimentary.  Given expected demand this event is for PCV members only.  

Dinner:  Outdoor BBQ will be served from 7.00pm, (Limited seating available).  BYO picnic chair encouraged.

Drinks: Beer, red and white wines, soft drinks and mineral water available from the bar area at 6.30pm.

Enquiries:  Contact Carly: administrator@pcv.com.au or Telephone: 9817 6911

RSVP’s:     RSVPs are essential.  Click Here to RSVP online.  Latest by 10th Feb.

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COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS AT SOCIAL EVENTS 

The following regulatory and hygiene practices will be required of all attendees at Social Runs & Events (including Register Runs), until further notice:

Government requirements:

Federal, State, Territory and Local Public Health guidelines are required to be followed in the running of all Social Runs.

Proof of full vaccination at check-in:

On arrival at events, you will be asked to show evidence of your Covid vaccination status. This can best be done by uploading your vaccination certificate to the Victoria Service App.

Monitoring:

All attendees, including entrants and officials are required to pre-register for the event, noting the limit on permitted numbers. A list of registered attendees and officials will be provided to Venue(s) Staff. Only authorised attendees will be allowed access.

Social distancing:

Under no circumstances are attendees at Social Runs to enter non-public areas of Venues and must demonstrate social distancing requirements and remain 1.5 metres apart. Venues will arrange seating where appropriate to comply with government rules. Masks should be used in accordance with government rules.

Officials:

The Porsche Club of Victoria would appreciate all attendees adhere to these requirements. Attendees, please follow all instructions given by Club Officials and Venue Staff during the event, as they have your best interests at heart.

In conclusion:

The Porsche Club of Victoria wishes to thank you for co-operating with these COVID-19 requirements and wish that you have an enjoyable day at this PCV Social event. Any constructive feedback would be appreciated; forwarding any suggestions via email to administrator@pcv.com.au.

Acceptance of requirements:

Acceptance of these requirements will form part of the Entry Form as an attachment to this PCV Social event.

    

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